In a letter presented to alumni Wednesday evening, Kamehameha Schools Director of Advancement and Executive Director of the Pauahi Foundation Pono Ma‘a KSK’82 delivered the following message:
To celebrate a century of Kamehameha Schools song contests, we asked former Song Contest directors to share nā haliʻa aloha – cherished memories – of the choral competition. Their moving moʻolelo show how this treasured tradition helps haumāna embrace their Native Hawaiian heritage through mele.
While the difficult decision was made to suspend this year’s Song Contest, KS kumu and haumāna continue to stoke their creative fires to come up with an appropriate way to give the 100th Song Contest the honor it deserves.
Kamehameha Schools haumāna joined thousands of students from across the state at the State Capitol rotunda on Opening Day of the 2020 legislative session.
More than 30 alumni veterans were honored by leadership and haumāna at the annual Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Veterans Day luncheon. Held at Midkiff Learning Center on Tuesday, November 12, the gathering provided alumni with the opportunity to share their experiences as veterans.